Dan Chmielewski

Do you support the Troops? Vote Democratic

Let’s not forget McCain’s record on the war in Iraq and his votes in the Senate that impact our men and woman in uniform.  See the votes he made in the Senate below; if you support the troops, then Barack Obama is your clear choice. McCain voted against the Webb amendment calling for adequate troop…

Shea’s Republican Support Ends at the Checkbook

I tooled over to Christina Shea’s “Shea for Mayor” website (which still has a reference to “Keep Irvine Great” isn’t that cool she’s still using the slogan of the opposition slate, but what’s a little plagiarism among friends, right?). I wanted to see who was endorsing her run for Mayor this time around.   Her…

Today’s Lesson in Republican Spin: Compare and Contrast

HT to Lita Robinow for forwarding this funny little test. If you’re a minority and you’re selected for a job over more qualified candidates you’re a “token hire.”   If you’re a conservative and you’re selected for a  job over more qualified  candidates you’re a “game changer.” Black teen pregnancies? A “crisis” in black  America. White…

Is the Register Going Tabloid?

After Frank Mickadeit’s hit piece on Larry Agran today, this news doesn’t surprise me. Editor & Publisher reports: NEW YORK The Orange County Register is studying a change to tabloid format after an internal task force review of money-saving options proposed the move along with several other changes. Terry Horne, president and publisher of the…

Fact Checking McCain

The good folks at FactCheck.org, a NON-Partisan site, had this to say about John McCain’s acceptance speech: McCain claimed that Obama’s health care plan would “force small businesses to cut jobs” and would put “a bureaucrat … between you and your doctor.” In fact, the plan exempts small businesses, and those who have insurance now…

Anger Management

Senator John McCain lacks the temperment to become president.  Its well documented.  But whenever he gets all warm and fuzzy talking about his POW experience, its time to remind the people that this man is a loose cannon.  This story was published in many McClatchy Newspapers today. From the article: